Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia shares a bond that transcends that of most fraternities. Unlike most social fraternities, Sinfonia and its members share a very specific quality: a love of music. It is through this love that we find the strength and will to put forth as one voice in support of the realization of our Object:
The Object of this Fraternity shall be for the development of the best and truest fraternal spirit; the mutual welfare and brotherhood of musical students; the advancement of music in America and a loyalty to the Alma Mater.
Bound by faith in our art, Sinfonia fosters permeating Brotherhood among its members through shared exalted experiences. Transcending mere friendship, Sinfonia offers an opportunity for connection and camaraderie that lasts a lifetime.
Why Rush a Fraternity?
If you are new to the Greek System, you probably know very little about what fraternity life is all about. Sure, you see the parties and big events like homecoming. However, that is only a small part of what fraternity actually is.
Phi Mu Alpha fraternity is a group of men with whom you share a special bond. You and your brothers share common experiences that shape your life and how you view others. Brotherhood transcends other friendships... it is stronger in ways you couldn't previously understand. Phi Mu Alpha fraternity is knowing that whatever happens to you, you will always have brothers who will stand behind you and support you. If you are having troubles with anything -- grades, girls, family -- your brothers will help you through them. They will also be there to share your greatest moments. If you want to accomplish something great at Edinboro, your brothers will be there to help you do it. Also, alumni of Phi Mu Alpha exist throughout the country. Phi Mu Alpha is a sense of identity that will be with you for life. It doesn't matter how old you are, you will always have a home with the brothers in Edinboro.
Finally, fraternity is something to believe in; traditions and principles that have been around in many cases for over 100 years. You experience the same rituals and learn the same secrets that your brothers experienced decades before. You become a part of something that is larger than the sum of its parts. Once you leave, it will still be there, and you will forever be a part of it. In a sense, Phi Mu Alpha makes you immortal at a university where it is very simple to be a number; another face in the crowd.
Still don't understand? You never will unless you decide to make Phi Mu Alpha a part of your life. Come out and see what Phi Mu Alpha fraternity life at Edinboro is all about!